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Postal Hub podcast

Oct 3, 2022

Caryn-Ann Allen, Associate Director of Sustainability at DPDgroup, joins me to discuss DPDgroup’s strategy for achieving net carbon zero:

  • DPDgroup's 2040 net zero target submitted to SBTi
  • DPDgroup's interim target for 2030
  • Why decarbonisation and lower emissions is important to DPDgroup's partners and customers
  • How...

Sep 26, 2022

Professor Alan McKinnon, Professor of Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University, Hamburg, joins me to discuss five strategies to decarbonise urban logistics:

Rationalisation - Route optimisation

Realistic solutions compared to ambitious longer-term options

Switching to lower carbon transport modes


Cargo cycles


Sep 19, 2022

Daniel Rueda, CEO of Open Pricer, discusses parcel pricing strategies, dynamic pricing, fuel surcharges, and more:
  • Key parcel pricing challenges
  • Volatility, inflation, and fluctuating demand influencing costs
  • Impact of fuel price increases
  • Fuel surcharges (or energy surcharges) and limitations of fuel indexation
  • Other...

Sep 14, 2022

Rob King, co-founder and CEO of Zedify, talks about his experience running a cargo bike delivery firm. We cover:

  • Creating better cities via zero emission deliveries
  • Delivering from urban micro-hubs
  • Decoupling trunking and last mile delivery
  • Consolidating consignments for local delivery
  • Partnerships with 3PLs
  • Recycling...

Jul 18, 2022

Dr Laetitia Dablanc, Professor at the University Gustave Eiffel and head of the Logistics City Chair, discusses recent research she co-authored entitled "Response to COVID-19 lockdowns from urban freight stakeholders". We discuss:

  • A survey focusing on labour, traffic, regulations, and any other issues relevant 
  • Need to...